ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival
ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival
ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival

Inspiring your students on the European stage

Can your students become the next breakthrough filmmaker?

Dedicated to the discovery and advancement of the very best independent filmmakers from around the world, the European Independent Film Festival in Paris proudly provides a unique platform for risk-taking storytellers to reach the broadest audiences possible.

ÉCU – The European Independent Film Festival is a proud supporter of student filmmakers, who make films that demonstrate quality, innovation and originality. Ever since ÉCU’s inception in 2006, student film category was an important part of the festival, as it is a category that spotlights young filmmaking talent and allows students’ work to be showcased.

The screenings of new and thought-provoking cinematic creativity attract more than just the public, but agents, talent scouts, production company representatives, distributors, and established producers, all of whom are searching for inspiring projects and raw talent.

What to expect:

  • Q&A sessions with directors
  • Director seminars
  • Workshops hosted by industry professionals
  • Live music throughout the weekend
  • Evening networking opportunities with filmmakers



Contact Us




3rd – 6th May 2018


4 days, 3 nights


£237.00 per paying passenger 

What’s included?

  • Executive coach travel from institute and back 
  • Use of your coach throughout your tour (subject to drivers’ hours)
  • Return Channel crossing
  • 3 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation at a centrally located hotel 
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students 
  • Single rooms for staff travelling on a free place  
  • All rooms have en-suite facilities 
  • 24-hour emergency assistance operated by experienced members of staff 
  • 4 free places
  • Access to the ECU Film Festival, including workshops
ECU - film recognition

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01273 244 572

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Please note, depending on your institute’s location in the UK, the price may vary due to coach hire and feeder driver costs. Accommodation is subject to availability and we work with a large number of hotels and hostels throughout Paris. 

Contact the Student Tours team for a personalised quotation today!